An alternative approach to constructionLocal Project
An alternative approach to constructing buildings – a simpler and more efficient way to build…. Read more
An alternative approach to construction – Local project
BESIDE Habitat: A living environment where nature and culture meetInternational Project
Media brand BESIDE launches its very first outdoor destination in the heart of Lanaudière, Montréal, Canada….. Read more
BESIDE Habitat: A living environment where nature and culture meet – International project
Capitalise on public opinion – Personality Profile
South Africa needs to capitalise on the favourable public opinion about the forestry, sawmilling and timber sectors, Roy Southey, executive director of Sawmilling SA (SSA), tells Timber iQRoy, you have been involved in the sawmilling industry for many years… Read more
Capitalise on public opinion
Looking for renewables? Look no further than woodTalking Timber
The theme for this year’s International Day of Forests (IDF) was ‘Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being’ and it’s one that resonates with the local forest industry… Read more
Looking for renewables? Look no further than wood
Wood and paper: A natural fit for the circular economy – Wood Wise
Paper has a fascinating history. Developed centuries ago, it has been through the mill – literally and figuratively – in terms of what it is made of and how it is made…. Read more
Wood and paper: A natural fit for the circular economy
Value strategy pays offOpinion
Sawmillers with a value strategy have proven to be more resilient against market fluctuations, writes Schalk GrobbelaarRead more
Value strategy pays off
Masahe Timber Treaters grows tenfoldFeature
Seven months ago, Masahe Timber Treaters entered the treatment market as a newcomer with very little experience. Today, the business is a thriving supplier of Tanalith C pressure treated poles, thanks to the technical support from Lonza Wood Protection South Africa… Read more
Masahe Timber Treaters grows tenfold
Treatment of outdoor timber and decking – Feature
With the dwindling supply of tropical hardwoods caused by major deforestation of natural forests, and the subsequent high prices of sustainably-sourced tropical hardwoods, there is a need for alternative sources of wood that don’t carry a hefty price tag – for the user’s pocket, or for the environment… Read more
Treatment of outdoor timber and decking
SAUPA’s role in treating wooden poles – Feature
South African Utility Pole Association’s (SAUPA’s) role in the promotion development and maintenance of the wooden pole as the preferred utility pole for electrification and communication… Read more
SAUPA’s role in treating wooden poles
Preservative treated wood – a sustainable choice – Feature
A construction material provided and renewable by nature, with predictable performance, that captures carbon from the atmosphere and locks it away for decades, with low energy demand and a feel-good appeal appreciated by almost everyone – that’s treated wood… Read more
Preservative treated wood – a sustainable choice